Postdoctoral scholar
University of Alabama at Birmingham
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Post Date: Mar 11, 2017
Job Type: Full time
Degree Requirement: Doctoral Level
Years Experience: Entry Level
Start Date: immediately
Salary: 47,500 and up
Location: US - Alabama - Birmingham
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Description
Postdoctoral positions are immediately available to determine the underlying molecular mechanisms of hepatitis viruses-induced hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), particularly in hepatic cancer stem cells (CSCs), and/or vaccine development using transgenic, genomics, proteomics, bioinformatics, genetics/reverse genetics, biochemical, cell biological, gene-knockout and approaches. Candidates with experience in molecular biology, mouse models of infectious diseases, stem cell research, genome-wide profiling of transcriptome, genomics and proteomics, and/or tumor biology are encouraged to apply. Salary and fringe benefits are highly competitive and commensurate with research experience. Applicants with Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent degrees should send their curriculum vitae along with contact information of three referees to: Dr. George Luo at gluo@uab.edu. The Department of Microbiology, Center for AIDS Research (CFAR), and the Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Medicine are national and international leaders in biomedical research. UAB also offers an unusually interactive research environment with many other multidisciplinary centers, including a Center for Structural Biology, a Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences, a Center for Emerging Infections and Emergency Preparedness, a Liver Center, a Transplant Institute, and a campus-wide Program in Immunology. Birmingham and its surrounding areas are very attractive for single and family life with excellent school systems and affordable housing.

Skills
mouse models of infectious diseases(breeding, tail vein injection, bleeding, and survival surgery)
Cell culture skills
Molecular virology (Viral protein and RNA quantification by IFA, Western blot, and qRT-PCR)
Tumor biology (cancer stem cells)



Contact Details
Name: University of Alabama
Division: School of Medicine
Department: Microbiology
Address: 845 19th Street South, BBRB809
City: Birmingham
State/Province: Alabama
Zipcode: 35294
Country: United States
Ph: (205) 975-2936
Email: gluo@uab.edu